The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 41 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing REST 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.93% 0.92% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.27% 5.00% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £416 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £346 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £46.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-27.06% +9.52%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
55 60 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 12.82% 18.40% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 43 31
Average daily rate £350 £318 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -8.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Swindon region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Spring MVC
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) JPA
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) JSP
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) XSD
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) JUnit
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) JDBC
5 1 (16.67%) Servlets
5 1 (16.67%) Struts
5 1 (16.67%) CMS
5 1 (16.67%) XSLT
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) ExpressionEngine
1 1 (16.67%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
1 4 (66.67%) Spring MVC
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) JPA
1 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE
1 4 (66.67%) JSP
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) XSD
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) JDBC
4 1 (16.67%) Servlets
4 1 (16.67%) Struts
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) Facelets
4 1 (16.67%) Laravel
4 1 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Jaspersoft